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How to Submit Your Podcast to iHeartRadio

Submitting your podcast to iHeartRadio allows your audience and all iHeartRadio users to easily find and listen to your podcast. Podomatic allows you to submit your podcast with just one click! As soon as your podcast meets the system requirements such as, filling out your show information and publishing your first episode, you simply click the submit button in your settings and your podcast will appear on iHeartRadio. 

Before You Submit

iHeartRadio’s system takes images, show descriptions, episode titles and descriptions from your podcast aggregator, or your hosted feed. Your podcast must include accurate and relevant metadata to be featured in iHeartRadio’s catalog and searched.

Mandatory metadata:

  • Podcast title
  • Author
  • Copyright
  • Category/Genre
  • Language
  • Country*
  • Episode title
  • Explicit / Not explicit

Technical Specifications

  • RSS feed address
  • Bitrate quality: 128 kbps (recommended)
  • File format: MP3, flac & wav (M4A is not recommended. If one episode has this format your podcast may be disabled)
  • Artwork: upload a square cover image, PNG, 1400x1400 pixels

Submit to iHeartRadio

  1. Select the “Settings” option from the “Manage” tab on your home screen.
  2. Select the “Directories” tab. 
  3. Click “Submit to iHeartRadio” button

After you submit under the Directories tab in your Podcast Settings page, your podcast should be available in the iHeartRadio directory in less than 24 hours if your podcast has been approved.